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Can someone tell me what this is?

Post by diggetydon » Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:12 pm

I saw this moving across a rock in Mexico.

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Post by biohazard » Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:54 pm

To me that looks like a chiton of some sort :)

http://reefguide.org/chiton.html (not exactly the same kind, but close enough)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiton

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Post by plasmodesmata11 » Fri Feb 27, 2009 2:23 am

Could that be a polyplacophore? I am not sure...

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Post by biohazard » Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:43 am

It's a chiton. And chtions belong to the class polyplacophora.

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Post by plasmodesmata11 » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:35 am

Yeah... I realized that a little while later. Nice call.

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Post by vk4vfx » Sun Mar 08, 2009 11:58 am

Yep it's a chiton.

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Post by Icemaiden » Sat May 16, 2009 6:50 am

uhhmm...yeah...it's a chiton.
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